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Controls Engineering Intern/Co-op

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Reno, NV, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Controls Engineering Intern - Summer 2024

Redwood Materials is seeking an entrepreneurial summer Controls Engineering Intern to support our research and development, pilot projects, and commercial scale production operations.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting and leading controls projects including instrument selection, electrical design, PLC programming and HMI/SCADA development.
  • Assisting with setup, testing, and debugging of instrumentation and control systems for new processing operations.
  • Creation of programming and design standards and templates for the controls department.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a B.S. or advanced degree in chemical engineering, electrical. engineering, mechanical engineering, or another discipline with significant relevant coursework.
  • Prior internship or work experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience learning or working with PLC’s, HMI’s, motion control, and robotics.
  • Ability to read electrical and P&ID schematics.
  • Understanding of control loop tuning via PID loops.
  • Able to operate autonomously and safely in an industrial setting.
  • Self-motivated, hands-on mindset, with a willingness to contribute at all levels.
  • A passion for sustainability and making the world a better place!

The position is full-time for the summer of 2024 in the Reno, Nevada area.

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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